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ID:     77000111
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     MACEDONIAN KINGS
Issuer:     Philip II
Date Ruled:     359-336 BC
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Half Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 340/36-328
Weight:     4.29 g
Die Axis:     11 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin headdress
Reverse Legend:     ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Forepart of lion right; thunderbolt (over crescent) below
Mint:     Amphipolis
Primary Reference:     Le Rider 3b (D1/R2’) = SNG Lockett 1407 (this coin)
Reference2:     SNG ANS -
Reference3:     SNG Alpha Bank -
Reference4:     SNG MÜnchen 87 (same dies); SNG Saroglos -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=114534
Grade:     EF
Notes:     Very rare. Ex KÜnker 100 (21 June 2005), lot 14; Leu 86 (5 May 2003), lot 347; Richard Cyril Lockett Collection (Glendining, 12 February 1958), lot 1319; Schlessinger 13 (4 February 1935), lot 626; Consul Eduard Friedrich Weber Collection (J. Hirsch XXI, 16 November 1908), lot 1189.